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beard the lion in his den (or lair)

Definición de beard the lion in his den or lair en inglés:

Confront or challenge someone on their own ground.
Example sentences
  • So, to put it in a nutshell, you must grab the bull by the horns and beard the lion in his den.
  • And so might I, with profit to us all, beard the lion in his den, and failing if fail I must, succeed.
  • She would meet Julius, persuade him to her point of view, and they would beard the lion in his den.
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